BANGKOK, 12 July 2017: Achieving balance in Mekong Region tourism was the underlying theme of keynote addresses and discussions at breakout sessions during the 20th Mekong Tourism Forum held last week in the World Heritage town of Luang Prabang...
BANGKOK, 5 June 2017: June is a reminder that Asia’s travel trade scene is packed with events that will change how you do business, talk fests that entertain and a smattering of the old fashioned travel shows that motor...
BANGKOK, 22 May 2017: There is food for thought in the latest KSC report on China’s outbound travel market to Thailand. The bank’s think-tank forecasts full recovery later this year in a market that has suffered decline. Hotels should be...
MYANMAR, 19 May 2017: Posh and poor cats are among the top tourist attractions on Inle Lake. At the top end of the social ladder, pretentious purebreds lap up a life of luxury at Inle Heritage Foundation. At the other...
BANGKOK, 16 May 2017: They make it look so easy, but the most difficult feats look that way whenever the well practiced demonstrate precision skills. Up front on the still surface of an Inle Lake channel, skirted by floating gardens,...
CHIANG RAI, 15 May 2017: Myanmar’s e-Visa is changing the country’s travel landscape and opening alternative tourist routes linked to Thailand’s far north. The e-Visa is convenient, easy on the wallet and once you are online applying for it you...
BANGKOK, 15 May 2017: The monthly Association of Thai Travel Agents data on travellers booked with its member companies should sound a warning to travel agency owners that all is not well with their business model. Declines are showing up...
BANGKOK, 8 May 2017: Perhaps it was a storm in a teacup, but social media pundits were having a go last week at Western tourists who travel Thailand without dipping into their own wallets. It’s almost a competition to...
BANGKOK, 3 May 2017: The welcome mat for extreme budget travellers is wearing thin in Thailand, according to a VoiceTV report based on social media comments. The local channel claims Thais are reacting strongly to the increase in Western tourists...
BANGKOK, 24 April 2017: Two Thai airlines finding common ground to cooperate and codeshare spells good news for travel consumers. Thai Airways International and Bangkok Airways announced a comprehensive codeshare agreement, just days before the mid-April Songkran Festival. It’s good...